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Old 19th Sep 2009, 09:58 AM   #1
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Default Weird Red Marks on Thighs.

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The pictures aren't graphic or anything, but if you're easily grossed out or whatever, you might not want to look.

If you do look at the pictures, I want to note that they don't do it justice. It's much more prominent in person.

Anyway, onto the problem. I'm not really sure what to say. I've noticed in the past few weeks these weird red marks and lines on my upper, inner thighs. They don't hurt or anything. But it's quite unattractive. I've been washing in that area more since I began to notice it, but it hasn't seem to make a difference. Does anyone know what it might be?
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Old 19th Sep 2009, 09:59 AM   #2
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By the way, I just noticed that in one of the pictures it looks like there's a penis on the left. It's totally not my penis. I made sure not to reveal anything when I took these pics.
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Old 19th Sep 2009, 10:25 AM   #3
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There Strech Marks
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stretch_marks

I had them but I think mines gone, but then again I havn't checked :P
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Old 19th Sep 2009, 11:05 AM   #4
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So, I'm a fifteen year old guy...and I have stretch marks. That's depressing.
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So, I'm a fifteen year old guy...and I have stretch marks. That's depressing.
If it is of any comfort, they become lighter with time.
You should think about moisturising your skin. I recommand amanda's oil, that's a classic tric of pregnant woman.

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hey i have stretch marks alot of guys do it can be caused by weight gain or loss body growth and muscle growth... its jsut life nothign wrong with them ...to make them less visible you can use coco butter cream... makes you smell like a cake but... it helps
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oh yeah, definitely stretch marks. I've found that a ton of people have them. nothing to be ashamed of
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hey i have stretch marks alot of guys do it can be caused by weight gain or loss body growth and muscle growth... its jsut life nothign wrong with them ...to make them less visible you can use coco butter cream... makes you smell like a cake but... it helps
Yeah its pretty common
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So, I'm a fifteen year old guy...and I have stretch marks. That's depressing.
Like everyone else has said, it's really common. Just about everyone has them somewhere
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So, I'm a fifteen year old guy...and I have stretch marks. That's depressing.
Don't be, loads of people have them. The good news is though, as stated above, they do fade with time and some moisturizer. There is nothing wrong with having stretch marks, I've got some myself. If you're in America (I don't know if they sell it in other countries) try Palmer's cocoa butter formula, it's made especially for stretch marks and will help to fade them.
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Old 19th Sep 2009, 02:17 PM   #11
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dude there DEFF stretch marks. its sad i know, but i got them when i was like 12, and i wasnt really overweight or anything. they fade over time but the best thing to do (in my opinion) in tan and use lots of lotion. they will fade over time tho. sorry for you. but now im gonna try coco butter. i never knew they make them fade...
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So, I'm a fifteen year old guy...and I have stretch marks. That's depressing.
Like everyone else has said, it's really common. Just about everyone has them somewhere
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I had the same thing going on (I grew like, 6-8 inches a year for a while... ridiculous) but now they've pretty much faded. You can't see them at all on the more tan parts of my body (like knees), and they are only slightly visible in paler places.

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Yup stretch marks and as everyone said they will definitely fade with time I used to have really bad stretch marks on my hips and thighs now they are pretty much gone can't even see the few silvery white marks that are left unless you look really close.
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So, I'm a fifteen year old guy...and I have stretch marks. That's depressing.
It's okay. I'm a fourteen year old girl and I have them. They do fade! (mine are on my hips, from puberty and them growing majorly I guess, and you can barely see them anymore)
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Have you had a recent change in your weight?
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Have you had a recent change in your weight?
Yes...unfortunately, I've recently gained a lot of weight.
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theers your answer then, once you got them you got them but looseing the weight can help their appearane....think of it as an elastic band..cos thats what your skin is.... stretch the band much farther than youd think you could and you will see white marks where its stretching past whats its suppost to but release it back to normal size they destretch and are jsut lines....

so lose a bit of weight use teh coco butters and creams and dont worry as they get older they fade...

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Have you had a recent change in your weight?
Yes...unfortunately, I've recently gained a lot of weight.
As the others have mentioned, they're stretch marks and it's an effect from the weight gain. They can also happen when you put on muscle- particular around the upper arms, chest and buttocks.

Eleanor's suggestion about moisturizing will help. There are several products that are recommended- I'm not familiar with Amanda's oil but I have also heard cocoa butter recommended. There are some other products on the market that are recommended for stretch marks but they are very expensive - like $80-150 US for a tube.

It looks like your skin is fair. They will turn silver-white in time on their own without treatment. People with darker skin may retain some pigment in their stretchmarks.
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i got 'em on the sides of stomach. It means your losing weight, so go you.
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